Dates of the next edition are not yet known
Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
As one of the most popular events for automotive industry, IAA Pkw will attract professionals and decision makers from around the world. Frankfurt will host IAA Pkw and if you plan on exhibiting, or simply visiting, get in touch with us today for a free travel quote.
event information


IAA, standing for Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung or International Automobile Exhibition, is among the largest motor shows. The event is organised in a specific manner - its edition for passenger vehicles, IAA Pkw or IAA Cars, takes place in Frankfurt in odd-numbered years and the edition for commercial vehicles, IAA Nutzfahrzeuge or IAA CV, is held in Hannover in even-numbered years.

The next IAA Pkw will take place in 2021, the dates are yet to be announced, as a new concept is currently being developed. Messe Frankfurt will host the edition in a dedicated area of 230,000 sqm where products and accessories by more than 1,000 companies will be displayed. The first two days of IAA will be reserved for trade professionals.

who can you meet at the event

Who can you meet there

The IAA show has evolved into a comprehensive platform where all the relevant players in sustainable, individual mobility are present – manufacturers, hi-tech companies, suppliers, mobility service providers, and startups.

Past editions

what makes this event special

What makes it special

Chosen by leading brands as the stage to premiere their new cars to the world, IAA Pkw is clearly oriented to the automotive world of tomorrow. This is confirmed by the motor show's statistics. According to them, 30% of all visitors are drawn to the overview of new models and innovations and 30% - to the possibility to see vehicles which cannot be seen elsewhere.

IAA Cars also holds interest for visitors willing to explore automotive classics. The IAA Heritage by MOTORWORLD area will take them on a journey through the history of mobility. It will feature high-end classic cars, motorcycles and related services.

quick info

Organiser:Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V.
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:IAA Pkw 2021
Sectors: Automotive industry
Website:IAA Pkw 
Visitors:Tickets for IAA Pkw 
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration 

important facts

  • 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries in 2017
  • 810,000 visitors
  • 230,000 sq m of exhibition area in 2019
  • 10,000+ journalists at IAA Pkw 2019
trade fair location
Messe Frankfurt location map

Messe Frankfurt

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany
Coordinates: 50.11291, 8.64935